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Friday, April 28, 2017

Construction Work Along Monterey Rd. Expected to Continue into Early 2017

The Monterey Road Street Improvement Project is expected to continue into early 2017. Segments of Monterey Road from Meridian Avenue to Fair Oaks Avenue...

Tis the Season for Stolen Packages Off Front Porches in South Pasadena

Parcel package thefts have begun in South Pasadena, reports South Pasadena Police Department Detective Richard Lee.  “We have had several reports of parcel packages...

Vehicle Crashes into Big Rig on Monterey Road

South Pasadena Fire Department and police officials responded to a major accident in the 100 block of Monterey Road on Saturday afternoon.  According to...

Caltrans and Metro Host Informational Workshop on SR-710 North

The public is invited to attend an informational workshop on the Analysis of Costs and Benefits for the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement...

SPPD at Full Strength with 36th Officer

The South Pasadena Police Department’s newest hire officer, Tyler Borrello, right, was sworn in Monday by Police Chief Art Miller at City Hall. Borrello...

Publication Cites 710 Freeway Fight, Activist Joanne Nuckols

South Pasadena has made it onto the front page of a leading national business newspaper. The controversy about the proposed State Route-710 (SR-710) freeway...

Residents Trained How to Map Neighborhoods in the Face of an Emergency

The South Pasadena Public Safety Commission and its Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) volunteers hosted the 2nd annual city-wide Map Your Neighborhood training last...

Fire Short Circuits Library Senior Center and City Hall

A power line snapped, fell into the bed of a utility truck on Thursday afternoon, causing a fire when it hit some brush inside,...

Pedestrian hit by truck, sent to hospital

A white truck and a pedestrian were involved in an accident lat Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Fair Oaks Avenue and Grevelia Street...

Fire Department Rolls Out to 911 Call

Fire Units Extinguish Oven Fire on Fair Oaks Avenue South Pasadena Fire Depdepartment officials, with help from neighboring agencies, put out an oven fire Thursday...

South Pasadena Represented in ‘La La Land’ Movie

A portion of “La La Land,” the winner of seven Golden Globes including best picture comedy or musical, was filmed in South Pasadena on...

Ray Bradbury Inducted into California Library Hall of Fame

During October and December, the South Pasadena Public Library is showcasing a display called “Ray Bradbury in South Pasadena.” Exhibited are some of the Bradbury...

Urge President Trump to Release Tax Returns

Members of Indivisible South Pasadena demonstrated on Fair Oaks Avenue last Saturday demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. Organizers of the...

“MOM! They Have Me!!! HELP!”

I am writing this letter to the citizens of South Pasadena in the hope that this information may spare someone else the extreme terror...

Decision Time on Bond Measure Nears

A  new bond measure recently approved by the South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education, is on the November ballot, aiming to raise...

SPHS Student Arrested for Assault and Battery

On Monday, at about 12:15 p.m., officers responded to  South Pasadena High School for an assault and battery investigation. Prior to the officers’ arrival, police...

DEMOLITION? 1930 Spanish Colonial Revival House

Hanscom Drive South Pasadena: Two Possibly Historic Structures to be Demolished - appropriate documentation needs to be assembled Both properties continued to next month (apparently due to...

2016 Mayor’s State of the City

Throughout the past year, the South Pasadena City Council and staff focused on environmental stewardship and governmental efficiency as priorities. “Thanks to a dedicated and...

Fire At Pavilions Grocery Store

A small grease fire in a fryer in the service deli of Pavilions market on Fair Oaks caused the evacuation of shoppers and employees. ...

South Pas City Council Joins Mosquito and Vector Control

Concerned about the potential for mosquito-borne diseases coming to town, the South Pasadena City Council recently voted 4-1 to formally join the San Gabriel...

Veterans’ Advocate Woman of Distinction

Assembly member Chris Holden, 41st Assembly District, recently honored Carol Calandra, South Pasadena resident and a case manager at Pasadena City College’s (PCC’s) Veterans’...

Unanimous Decision By Council

During its August 17 meeting, the City Council unanimously agreed to postpone asking property owners to vote on an increased tax assessment until early...

Residential Burglaries Increase 40 Percent Last Year

Residential burglaries increased 40 percent  in 2016, according to the South Pasadena Police Department (137 occurred in 2016 compared to 98 in 2015). Crime...

South Pasadena Police Pursue a Drug Dealer

South Pasadena Police Department officers conducted an arrest operation of a wanted suspect in a felony criminal threats investigation. The investigation on Tuesday, August 2,...

Council, Planning Commission Begin Updating General Plan

Some might argue it’s impossible to make South Pasadena any better, but members of the City Council and Planning Commission held a joint meeting...

Lemonade Stand Helps Children’s Hospital

Samantha Huntley, left, and Elsie Waters, right, 5th graders at Arroyo Vista Elementary School held a lemonade and bake sale at on the corner...

Tenants Concerned About Rent Increases

Many in attendance at last week’s City Council meeting were angered as a result of rent increases at 1645 and 1653 Amberwood Drive in...

Despite Rain, Thousands Come Out to Enjoy 626 Golden Streets

Wes Reitimann must feel a little snake bit after the first attempt at staging the largest ciclovia-type event in U.S. history last summer was...

Crime Summary

The Weekly Crime Summary is a list of reported auto thefts, burglaries, robberies and other activities occurring in the City of South Pasadena. An...

Holden Legislation Aimed at Stopping 710 Tunnel

On a glorious day that saw wisps of clouds accenting a bright blue sky and clear air making the nearby mountains appear startlingly close,...

Vehicle Overturns on Indiana, Police Investigate DUI

Hearing a loud crash before daylight, Ed Amido was awakened early Sunday morning by what he thought was an earthquake. Going outside his home, alongside...

Back-to-Back Accidents at Huntington and Fair Oaks

Early on Tuesday, September 27, at approximately 2:30 a.m. South Pasadena Police Department officials responded to a crash at the intersection of Huntington Drive...

Participation Encouraged at Community Forum on Budget

The City of South Pasadena invites community members to attend a community forum on the city’s budget and priorities on Saturday, March 11, in...

South Pas Police Arrest Mail Theft Suspect After Chase

Early last Saturday morning, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a member of the South Pasadena Police Department observed a white BMW traveling at over 80...

School District Expected to Receive Less in New Budget

Governor Jerry Brown recently released a new state budget proposal for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The proposal allows for modest education increases to Proposition 98...

Council Considers Sending Comment Letter to Caltrans

South Pasadena City Council members this week will consider submitting a letter in regards to the final environmental impact report (EIR) filed by Caltrans...

Voters Reject Increase

Landowners in South Pasadena rejected a proposed property assessment increase, 60.9 percent to 39.1 percent. They voted no to a request by the City Council...

Officer Involved Shooting in South Pasadena

UPDATE BELOW | On Scene Bill Glazier Editor South Pasadena Review Just before 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, South Pasadena police officers were called to...

Officials Investigate Why City Float Broke Down

South Pasadena Tournament of Roses Committee (SPTOR) members are investigating why the city float broke down in the 2017 Rose Parade on January 2. “We’re...

Eilers New School Board President

Elisabeth Eilers, Center, became the new president of the South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night, accepting the gavel from Julie...
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